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Bassano 1929


512 Portraits in set

The Gallery holds over 40,000 negatives taken by the Bassano studio between the 1870s and 1950s. The firm was founded by Alexander Bassano in 1850 in Regent Street, London. The studio moved three times later to Old Bond Street in 1876, Dover Street in 1920 and then to Pimlico in 1974, where it still operates. The firm donated the bulk of the gallery's collection in 1974 when it made its last move to Pimlico. In 1996 two further selection of negatives were acquired, namely much of the work taken by Alexander Bassano himself from the 1870s to the early 1900s and a further 5,000 negatives of mainly theatrical subjects (from 1903-1939) which were presented by John Culme.

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Walter Somerville Goodridge, by Bassano Ltd, after  Unknown photographer - NPG x157698

Walter Somerville Goodridge

by Bassano Ltd, after Unknown photographer
half-plate glass copy negative, September 1929 (1901 or after)
NPG x157698

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x18838

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 March 1927
NPG x18838

Andrew MacLaren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124437

Andrew MacLaren

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 January 1929
NPG x124437

Andrew MacLaren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124438

Andrew MacLaren

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 January 1929
NPG x124438

Andrew MacLaren, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124439

Andrew MacLaren

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 30 January 1929
NPG x124439

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124445

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 February 1929
NPG x124445

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen, copy by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124446

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen

copy by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 February 1929
NPG x124446

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124447

Janet Margaret (née Roberts), Lady Sandeman Allen

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 February 1929
NPG x124447

Sir (Henry) Seymour King, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124448

Sir (Henry) Seymour King, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1929
NPG x124448

Sir (Henry) Seymour King, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124449

Sir (Henry) Seymour King, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1929
NPG x124449

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124450

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1929
NPG x124450

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124452

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1929
NPG x124452

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124451

Sir Arthur Ralph Wilmot, 7th Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 11 February 1929
NPG x124451

Sir Cecil Hanbury, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124453

Sir Cecil Hanbury

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 February 1929
NPG x124453

Sir Cecil Hanbury, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124454

Sir Cecil Hanbury

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 12 February 1929
NPG x124454

Ernest Evans and Constance Anne Evans (née Lloyd) with two of their sons, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124455

Ernest Evans and Constance Anne Evans (née Lloyd) with two of their sons

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 23 February 1929
NPG x124455

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124456

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 5 March 1929
NPG x124456

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124457

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 5 March 1929
NPG x124457

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x124458

Barbara Hamilton (née Lea Smith), 14th Baroness Dudley

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 5 March 1929
NPG x124458